Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Champion Compress, Sprunt, Cotton, Shipping, Boats
This b&w image features two photographs of ships anchored in front of the Champion Cotton Compress in 1875 and 1912 taken from The City of Wilmington, The Metropolis and Port of North Carolina, Its Advantages and Interests.
Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Three-masted Sailing Vessel, Ferry, Boats, Eagles Island
This b&w photograph captures two three-masted sailing vessels anchored on the west of the Cape Fear River at Eagles Island. Also in the picture is a ferry transporting cargo. This image is taken from Scenes in North Carolina, Published in Twelve...
Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Custom House, Federal Building
This photograph captures a view of the fountain located at the Custom House (later the Federal Building) located between Market and Princess streets on Water Street. Behind the fountain is an unknown vessel anchored on the Cape Fear River.